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How Well Do You Know The Catcher in the Rye?

By SparkNotesNovember 4, 2016
If you've been following along with our Catcher in the Rye recaps, you'll know that Holden hates phonies, loves digressions, and was an early... More  →
How Well Do You Know <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>?

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 9 (In Which Holden Anticipates the Off-the-Grid Lifestyle)

By Emma W.October 26, 2016
Last time, Holden got drunk and went to find the ducks in Central Park. They weren't there. Then he went... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 9 (In Which Holden Anticipates the Off-the-Grid Lifestyle)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 8 (In Which Holden Actually Feels Good)

By Emma W.October 18, 2016
Last time, Holden insulted Sally on their no good, very bad date and then got drinks with a sort-of old friend... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 8 (In Which Holden Actually Feels <i>Good</i>)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 7 (In Which Holden Falls In and Out of Love Twice in One Chapter)

By Emma W.October 11, 2016
Last time, Holden set up a date with Sally Hayes, a sort-of girlfriend, met some nuns in Grand Central Station,... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 7 (In Which Holden Falls In and Out of Love Twice in One Chapter)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 6 (In Which We Get the Song that Inspired the Title and Are TOTALLY Mystified)

By Emma W.October 5, 2016
Last time, Holden thought about Jane Gallagher, went to a bar called Ernie's that was filled with phonies, walked back... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 6 (In Which We Get the Song that Inspired the Title and Are TOTALLY Mystified)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 5 (In Which Holden Admits He Loves Frozen Daiquiris)

By Emma W.September 29, 2016
Last time, we learned that novels are very contrived. On the train into New York City, Holden sat next to the... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 5 (In Which Holden Admits He Loves Frozen Daiquiris)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 4 (In Which Crumby Stuff Gets Crumbier)

By Emma W.September 23, 2016
Last timewe learned that Holden had a younger brother, Allie, who died of leukemia and we cried. Also, Holden got his... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 4 (In Which Crumby Stuff Gets Crumbier)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 3 (In Which Sh*t Gets Really Real)

By Emma W.September 20, 2016
Last time, we learned that Holden is actually a p nice guy because of the way he gets his nail... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 3 (In Which Sh*t Gets Really Real)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 2 (In Which the Hunting Cap Makes Its First Appearance)

By Emma W.September 12, 2016
Last time, we learned Holden got kicked out of Pencey Prep, his posh boarding school, that he's kind of ageist,... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 2 (In Which the Hunting Cap Makes Its First Appearance)

Blogging The Catcher in the Rye: Part 1 (In Which the Old Professor Picks His Nose)

By Emma W.September 6, 2016
If you're following along at home, this post covers chapters 1 and 2.  When my brother first read The Catcher in the Rye—he loved... More  →
Blogging <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>: Part 1 (In Which the Old Professor Picks His Nose)